As the country gears up for implementation of the major provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), June’s Kaiser Health Tracking Poll takes a step back and examines views on health insurance more broadly among some key subgroups, including young adults, the uninsured, and those with pre-existing conditions. The poll finds that the large majority of Americans want and value health insurance.
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This April 2010 webcast features a discussion of issues and challenges for the Obama Administration’s Global Health Initiative and features three senior-level officials involved in the initiative, as well as outside perspectives of the challenges it faces.
The Kaiser Family Foundation hosts a town hall-style discussion with Ambassador Eric Goosby, the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, about the latest developments in the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
This April 21 In Focus webcast features an expert panel examining the new legislative landscape of the 112th Congress and what the current budget battles mean for U.S. global health programs.
A comprehensive survey of Latino attitudes toward education, public schools and a variety of education issues, including the No Child Left Behind Act. This national survey is released against the backdrop of major changes in the nation’s K-12 system as states and school districts apply sweeping new federal requirements. The…
A new survey by The San Jose Mercury News and the Kaiser Family Foundation on childhood obesity. The survey focuses on Bay Area adults’ knowledge and attitudes about childhood obesity and questions parents about their own child’s weight and lifestyle. A separate national survey of adults provides national comparisons of…
In a column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explains why Senator Mark Pryor’s new campaign ad features the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions, the somewhat forgotten “mega provision” of the law.
In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explains why Senator Mark Pryor’s new campaign ad features the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions, the somewhat forgotten “mega provision” of the law. All previous columns by Drew Altman are available online.
In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explores some early indicators that the political waters may be calming for the Affordable Care Act.
With the end of the initial open enrollment period for new insurance options under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), The New York Times Upshot/Kaiser Family Foundation Polls In Four Southern States examines public opinion on the health care law and the upcoming midterm election in Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, and North Carolina. These…